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California Condors to be Released in North AZ

The three birds will bring population in northern Arizona, southern Utah to a total of 72.

David Modeer, the general manager of the Central Arizona Project, talks about the impact of the federal clean air standards imposed on Arizona power plants and how the energy policy affects pumping water throughout Arizona on the CAP pump and canal system.

Energy Plan May Reduce Costs for CAP Water Delivery

Power plant near Page, AZ subject to clean air standards, group working to make those changes affordable, keep plant open.

Despite Wet Monsoon, AZ Still in Its 20-Year Drought

Latest data from US Drought Monitor shows parts of northern state are no longer under drought watch, state overall is.

An earth fissure. Fissures in the earth surface, caused by record lowering of the acquifer, and the earth above cracking open.

New Site Shows Statewide, Local Maps of Natural Hazards

Site is a compilation of data on earthquakes, faults, earth fissures and wildfires in AZ, resources on how to prepare for these.

Professor Mark Frederickson, PhD and Master's student Daniel Aros from the College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture at the U of A, discuss the Tejido Group and their involvement in projects around the world.

UA Landscape Architecture Program Builds Overseas

Nonprofit 'Tejido Group' aims to develop professional skills in students, create infrastructure beneficial to communities around the world.

David Gebert, a member of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, discusses their upcoming Tucson Plug-Ins event.

Electric Car Enthusiasts Raise Awareness at Annual Event

TEVA2, other electric vehicle groups hope to spread message about benefits of such modes of transportation.

A child plays in the rain near a freshly filled rain water basin.

Locals Promote Rainwater Harvesting In Creative Forms

With scarce rainfall and arid conditions, this method is becoming more popular in Tucson, Southwest desert.

Rebecca Brukman. 10/22/12.
Two fishermen in boat at Lake Patagonia surrounded by trees and other natural scenery.

AZ Fishing Regulations Have Upcoming Changes

12 new rules were approved by game and fish commission, including amendments to urban, fly fishing.

AZ Reacts to Possible Gray Wolf Endangered Species Delisting

US Sens. McCain, Flake among those demanding meetings in state to discuss such changes, hear community feedback.

New Grizzly Bear Exhibit at Reid Park Zoo Opens Thursday

Ronan and Finley are brother and sister orphan cubs, rescued from Montana, brought to Tucson in July.

10/29/12. Rebecca Brukman.
Vehicles experiencing a traffic jam on both sides of freeway.

Local Group Asks People to Go Without Cars For The Weekend

International Car Free Day is Sept. 22; association would like residents to drive bikes, walk, use public trans during that weekend.

Asarco Fined $30K for Mismanagement of PCB Waste

EPA says Tucson company used buildings contaminated with toxic chemical; employees constantly used these buildings.

Water levels at the Colorado River Basin.

Feds, Tribes to Work Together on Water Rights

10 Western nations join Bureau of Reclamation for 2-year study of resources in Colorado River basin.

Because artificial grass does not show the wear and tear that regular grass would, more groups (such as Mountain View's marching band) can make use of the field.

Local High Schools Switching to Artificial Grass

Sports fields using fake turf may be safer, cost less, more water efficient.

Environmental Group Encourages Applicants for Tree Program

Trees for Tucson provides home shade trees at low cots, promote benefits of planting trees.

New Federal Law Pushes Back Next Step for Rosemont

It will be efficient Sept 27, meaning mine's impact study won't be available until November.

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